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Forum: Family Safety   06-25-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By LizaBear
Over 80% of child restraints are not used...

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Forum: Family Safety   11-29-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By LizaBear
The True Fit is nice. The Nautilus is taller -...

The True Fit is nice. The Nautilus is taller - the tallest available in Canada for a harnessed seat.

Almost every seat has an expiration time of 6-yrs from the date it was made. There are a very...
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By LizaBear
babyproofingplus.com has it - it's on sale at...

babyproofingplus.com has it - it's on sale at the moment even.
Forum: Child-Led Weaning   11-27-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,787
Posted By LizaBear
7 yrs 3 mns. Of that 18+12 months were...

7 yrs 3 mns.

Of that 18+12 months were tandem.
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By LizaBear
IF you can find a booster seat that supplies a...

IF you can find a booster seat that supplies a footrest in the box with the seat, then THAT footrest would be safe with THAT booster.

After-market products are not tested with the seats,...
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By LizaBear
The Monterey has an upper weight limit of 120lbs...

The Monterey has an upper weight limit of 120lbs and is width adjustable.

I'd look at it.

Boosters like the TurboBooster / Evenflo BigKid / etc are much more narrow and top out at lower...
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By LizaBear
HOW far under him was crotch strap ? I...

HOW far under him was crotch strap ?

I would seriously look at a Nautilus again - but NOT ever from a source where you do not know 100% of it's history (aka, not secondhand).

If that doesn't...
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By LizaBear
It's got nothing to do with BRU at all. You got...

It's got nothing to do with BRU at all. You got a salesperson who thought they knew more than they did - which can, and does, happen EVERYWHERE.
Forum: Family Safety   11-27-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,007
Posted By LizaBear
I've had to switch to FF seats with all my kids...

I've had to switch to FF seats with all my kids prior to age 3.

Not by choice - rather by lack of other choices.

DS1 - just about 2 yrs old.

DD - over 2, but not yet 2½.

DS2 - 2 yrs and...
Forum: Women's Health   11-20-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By LizaBear
bump.

bump.
Forum: Family Safety   10-20-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,237
Posted By LizaBear
We walk them out in their coats - take it off in...

We walk them out in their coats - take it off in the car/van - and buckle them up.

They put the coats on backwards over the harness once it's done up.

Those infant suits are NOT safe.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-17-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By LizaBear
Okay - so any ideas as to something that is...

Okay - so any ideas as to something that is rodent-proof (or close to it) but allows for air flow ?
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-17-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By LizaBear
We were hoping to use the cooler to keep the...

We were hoping to use the cooler to keep the mice out, and to keep the temperature more stable.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-17-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By LizaBear
If we go and pick a bushel of apples, and want...

If we go and pick a bushel of apples, and want them to keep for a few months - will this work :

We put the apples in a coleman cooler, and put the cooler in our outdoor shed.

I know apples...
Forum: Family Safety   10-11-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By LizaBear
I'd replace the whole seat if you cannot easily...

I'd replace the whole seat if you cannot easily replace the straps.
Forum: Family Safety   10-09-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By LizaBear
We had 3 children across the back of a 4-door...

We had 3 children across the back of a 4-door Cavalier for over 2 years.
It's tight, and you cannot use just ANY child restraint, but it can be done.

A Marathon would NOT work. No way, not...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-06-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By LizaBear
It's different for everyone, how long it takes. ...

It's different for everyone, how long it takes.

I've heard some say that it can be dangerous the longer your body holds on - so I would keep an avid eye out for any sign of infection (fever,...
Forum: Family Safety   10-05-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By LizaBear
Ear plugs at a wedding ?? ...

Ear plugs at a wedding ??
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Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-05-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 960
Posted By LizaBear
I *AM* named for a stillborn older sister. ...

I *AM* named for a stillborn older sister.

99% of the time, it doesn't even cross my mind.

But when it DOES - it is creepy and kind of unsettling. I was not THE child they wanted, I *AM* a...
Forum: Family Safety   10-02-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 767
Posted By LizaBear
A $10 child 'harness' (or leash, if you prefer...

A $10 child 'harness' (or leash, if you prefer that terminology) from WalMart or Toys R Us works just fine. Some even come with the clips to attach to the cart.

Or bring a belt. Or a scarf. Or a...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-01-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By LizaBear
Quote: Originally Posted by HarperCait...

Quote:
Originally Posted by HarperCait http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14463669)
How can I say the right thing at this...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   10-01-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By LizaBear
Tell them you're sorry. Offer a hug, a meal,...

Tell them you're sorry.
Offer a hug, a meal, send a card maybe ?

Others may not agree - but try to make the first contact from a quiet location, one without your new one in the background.
...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   09-29-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By LizaBear
(( hugs )) I am so sorry jools. And so angry at...

(( hugs )) I am so sorry jools. And so angry at the doctors for letting - no, not letting, MAKING - this happen.
Forum: Family Safety   09-29-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By LizaBear
My biggest issue with bunkbeds isn't the safety...

My biggest issue with bunkbeds isn't the safety factor, per se.

It's what the poor child on the bottom has to endure should top-bed child wet the bed or throw up in the middle of the night.
Forum: Family Safety   09-28-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,556
Posted By LizaBear
I never used to think about it, beyond the CYA...

I never used to think about it, beyond the CYA warnings in the manuals and a small handful that were printed on the seats of the carts.

Then my DH had a cart tip on him when our DS was in the...
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